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A Gentleman in Moscow
liked it
This is an engaging novel that encompasses the great span of time from the fall of the Russian Czar to a few decades before the fall of the Soviet Union. The main character is engaging, well drawn and humorous, and the narrator is at tim...
Swing Time
really liked it
Swing Time by Zadie Smith It is a nice, beautifully written novel about the friendship of two young women and racial identity. It has great lines like “those were my salad days of impossible heels” (354) and is a fantastic book for mento...
Highly Illogical Behavior
really liked it
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley is a coming of age story for high school readers about a boy Sol who is agoraphobic and girl Lisa whose mission is to help this Sol in order to further her ambition to go to college for psyc...
Okay for Now
it was amazing
Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt is a middle grade novel with a male protagonist who will resonate with audiences in both middle and high school levels. The main character, a spin off of characters and events in the novel Wednesday Wars and ...
If You Come Softly
it was amazing
Jacqueline Woodson could single handedly fill the shelves of my classroom lending library. If You come Softly is a sweet love story that embraces race, socio-economic status, stereotypes, and family relations. Set in Brooklyn, Miah and E...

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Maurice Newkirk NEATE Library Award

NEATE members are encouraged to apply to the Book Love Foundation for awards that will help them create a rich classroom library. Tom Newkirk has created two such awards, of $2000 each, that will be given to New England teachers in the next award cycle. These will be given in honor of his father and be designated the Maurice Newkirk NEATE Library Awards. Awardees will be recognized at the 2019 NEATE Conference. Applicants will also be eligible for other awards given out by the Foundation. Application deadline is March 15, 2019, with notification by June 15. Application information available at: http://booklovefoundation.org/apply

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 NEATE Conference. Stay tuned for details about the 2019 NEATE Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore in Danvers, MA! 

 
 
 

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